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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Seeking a bit of shelter from the cold and windy final day of April yesterday, guests huddled under the roof of the new Mill Creek Maple Sugar House for a ribbon cutting there. The weather offered “a good metaphor for the conditions last year we were in,” Paul Hagman said, when volunteers worked on the first batch of maple syrup to be tapped from the Charles S. Robinson grove of maple trees at Mill Creek MetroParks. “Imagine it this rain were snow, and imagine we didn’t have a shelter and...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- CBoss Inc. is celebrating a milestone with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles OPLATES.com website. Since OPLATES’ launch, 10 million customers have benefitted from the bureau's services by obtaining license plates through its secure online system. “Our working partnership with the BMV enables us to provide our highly-respected secure payment solution and ensure the highest quality and most efficient service to our fellow Ohio citizens,” said Dawn Goodridge, director of client services, who represented CBoss in Columbus for the recognition ceremony...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

KENT, Ohio -- Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is launching a chapter of the Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund. Kent State will become the first college to partner with the organization. “This offers unique educational opportunities to students interested in entrepreneurship and venture financing," said Sergey Anokhin, interiim director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State’s College of Business Administration. The fund is a student-run, independent, nonprofit organization supported by the University of...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

WARREN, Ohio -- The Warren Toastmasters Club is hosting its first open house  May 10 to invite the public to see how Toastmasters can help anyone develop better speaking, listening and leadership skills. Experienced Toastmasters members will be in attendance to answer questions. The club will hold the open house at The Raymond John Wean Foundation Building here from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., according to Ken Shellito, president. After a brief meet-and-greet period, members and guests will enjoy a regular Toastmasters meeting that will include Table Topics (impromptu...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Election officials in the Mahoning Valley expect a light turnout of voters, in the 20-percent range, on Election Day, May 6. The exceptions may be in the West Branch School District and in Austintown, where levies are on the ballot. The post Elections officials expect light voter turnout at Mahoning Valley polls appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SHARON, Pa. -- Quaker Steak & Lube announced this morning that is has appointed a new CEO effective immediately. Greg Lippert, a 30-year industry veteran, has served as CEO of Mazzio's LLC since 2005. Lippert replaces John Longstreet, who announced in January that he was stepping down as CEO. Frederal Dreibholz, chief financial officer, had served as interim CEO until Lippert’s appointment. At Mazzio's, Lippert directed Mazzio's, Zio's Italian Kitchen Brands and recently introduced the Oliveto Italian Bistro to the portfolio of restaurants. He has extensive...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SHARON, Pa. -- Quaker Steak & Lube announced this morning that is has appointed a new CEO effective immediately. Greg Lippert, a 30-year industry veteran, has served as CEO of Mazzio's LLC since 2005. Lippert replaces John Longstreet, who announced in January that he was stepping down as CEO. Frederal Dreibholz, chief financial officer, had served as interim CEO until Lippert’s appointment. At Mazzio's, Lippert directed Mazzio's, Zio's Italian Kitchen Brands and recently introduced the Oliveto Italian Bistro to the portfolio of restaurants. He has extensive...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Humility of Mary Health Partners today announced that it has introduced a tiny, injectable heart monitor that can record a patient’s heart rhythm for up to three years. The new Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor was developed by Medtronic and received FDA approval for use in the United States in February. One-third the size of a AAA battery, it is the smallest heart monitor on the market and can automatically detect and record abnormal heart rhythms. Thus far, HMHP physicians have implanted the Reveal LINQ Cardiac Monitor in more than 20...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Just because BP America is abandoning its interests in the Utica shale play doesn’t mean another company can’t make a go of it, an industry spokesman suggests. “Absolutely,” responded Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, when asked if BP’s Utica acreage would be attractive to another energy company. BP announced Tuesday (READ STORY) that it would sell the 105,000 leasehold acres it has in the Mahoning Valley, including 84,000 acres in Trumbull...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Author:  Dan O'Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Halcon Energy Corp.’s Kibler well in Trumbull County is thus far the most productive oil well in the northern tier of the Utica shale, according to the latest data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR released production numbers April 25 for 352 horizontal wells drilled in the shale play that reported results during the fourth quarter of 2013. Another 45 wells reported no production because they await pipeline infrastructure. Halcon’s Kibler 1H produced 10,235 barrels of...

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